Current Topics in Privacy Seminar

Location: Pittsburgh

Semester Offered: Fall, Spring

Cross listed Courses:

Course Number Department Units
17-702 Institute for Software Research 3
19-602 Engineering and Public Policy 3
95-862 Heinz College 3

In this seminar course students will discuss recent papers and current public policy issues related to privacy. Privacy professionals from industry, government, and non-profits will deliver several guest-lectures each semester. 

Class format


Home department


Target audience

Students in the Master of Science in Information Technology – Privacy Engineering (MSIT-PE) program. All students are welcome to participate in the seminar even if they are not enrolled.

Background required


Learning objectives

Students will gain perspective on current challenges and opportunities in privacy from a diversity of viewpoints and stakeholders.

Faculty and instructors who have taught this course in the past

Lorrie Cranor, Norman Sadeh